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Museum of Ice CreamThe world famous attraction is inviting the public to share their “sweetest ice cream memory” for a chance to win free admission 

New York, N.Y. (JUNE 30, 2022) -- In celebration of National Ice Cream Day (NICD) Museum of Ice Cream is spreading the love of ice cream! To honor their favorite day, MOIC is giving out 1,000 free tickets across all locations, during a “Sweetest Ice Cream Memory” campaign on social media. Ice cream fans who follow @museumoficecream on Instagram will be asked to share their sweetest ice cream memory on the corresponding posts for the chance to win a pair of tickets for a future visit to the experium. …

2019-HeavenlyEchoesSaratoga Springs, NY (June 28, 2022) — The Tang Teaching Museum’s acclaimed summer concert series Upbeat on the Roof begins Thursday, July 7, with a gospel performance by one of the region’s most-beloved groups Heavenly Echoes. The concert begins at 6 pm on the lawn outside the Tang. New this year, the Tang features a drop-in art-making table for kids beginning at 5:30 pm.

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Rochester, N.Y., June 23, 2022—The George Eastman Museum has announced that its popular Eastman Entertains: At the Movies, will return in 2022 and be on view from Tuesday, June 21, through Sunday, July 10. For three weeks only, a spectacular array of creatively styled table settings and floral arrangements inspired by popular motion pictures—including A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Cats, Charlotte’s Web, Cruella, and Toy Story—will be displayed in the Multipurpose Hall and select areas of the historic mansion.

MoMI JuneteenthJune 17–19, 2022: Free admission for kids 12 and under

Astoria, New York — Museum of the Moving Image will Celebrate Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, with a weekend of game design, animation, and an open mic for all ages, June 17–19. Inspired by the tradition of Juneteenth pageants, families are encouraged to come dressed in their most festive outfits for a chance to be crowned Mx. Juneteenth on Sunday, June 19 at 5:00 p.m. at the Moving Image Open Mic, where anyone can share a poem, song, or dance that connects with the themes of Juneteenth (RSVP to perform in advance).

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Abstract Artist John Van Alstine and Iconic Printmaker José Guadalupe Posada

Glens Falls, NY – The Hyde Collection presents two new summer exhibitions, sharing the works of two outstanding artists. Opening Saturday, June 11, 2022, are the exhibitions: Transformations: The Art of John Van Alstine and José Guadalupe Posada: Legendary Printmaker of Mexico. The exhibitions are open to the public from June 11 – September 18, 2022, Thursday through Sunday from 10 am –5 pm.

Schweinfurth Figure Drawing ClassesAuburn, NY (June 13, 2022) – Develop your figure drawing skills at a two-day intensive workshop this summer at the Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn, NY. Led by artist Jenny Pagé, the workshop will develop students’ understanding of what they see and sharpen their skills through observation.

“Using the human figure as a springboard, students will learn basic drawing language and understanding of the human form. We will investigate formal concepts of artistic anatomy and structure to achieve a likeness of the model,” Pagé said. Students will work from live male and female models, and artists at all levels are welcome.

Adirondack Coast Cultural Alliance10 am to 4 pm, Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19; Free Admission

Plattsburgh, N.Y. – The Adirondack Coast Cultural Alliance (ACCA) hosts the 13th Annual Museum Days Weekend throughout Clinton County June 18-19, 2022, inviting visitors and residents to explore the area’s wealth of museums, galleries, and cultural organizations. For two days (with a couple of exceptions as noted), from 10 am to 4 pm, participating locations will offer free admission, including demonstrations, tours, exhibits, hands-on activities, and more.  This year’s event coincides with the first of two New York State “Path Through History” Weekends in 2022.

Black History DetectivesUtica, N.Y. - The Oneida County History Center and For the Good Inc. will host a community photo identification, and documentation event on Friday, June 17, 2022, from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm to commemorate Juneteenth and encourage the preservation of preservation Black History in Oneida County.  The public is invited to help identify people, places, and events from photographs in the Oneida County Black History Archive (on loan from Hamilton College) and a selection of photos from the History Center archives.

Sweet Smell of Success - courtesy of Park CircusJune–July 2022: ‘Living with The Walking Dead’ Exhibition Opens June 25, James Wong Howe Series Continues, Juneteenth And Pride Month Events, and More

Astoria, New York, May 25, 2022 — On June 25, Museum of the Moving Image will open Living with The Walking Dead, a major new exhibition that explores the origins, production, fandom, and impact of the long-running AMC series. The exhibition will be accompanied by multiple screening series (to be announced) throughout its six-month run. Also in June, the Museum continues its 19-film survey of cinematographer James Wong Howe, with a newly added live online conversation about his legacy featuring two veteran Asian American cinematographers on June 5; a selection of four films directed by Michael Mann; and ongoing series focusing on nonfiction, animation, silent cinema, musicals, Science on Screen, and Jim Henson’s World, among others.

Genesee Country Village & Museum’s annual Celtic FaireMumford, NY – The sounds of bagpipes and drums will fill the air at Genesee Country Village & Museum’s annual Celtic Faire, coming up Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Visitors will find a pan-Celtic celebration of heritage music, dance, and authentic food and drink, with an artisan fair, clan booths, Highland Games, Irish Dancing, a talk about tartan in the John L. Wehle Gallery, and more. Tickets for the Celtic Faire are on sale now at https://www.gcv.org/events/celtic-faire/ - advance purchase is recommended, as this event sold out in 2021.

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